Accutech Engineering Inc. was retained by The Government of Nunavut, Department of Public Works and Services for the provision of Complete Project Management, Architectural/Engineering Consulting Services for the development of a new 4,525 square meter Senior School in the community of Arviat, Nunavut. The school is designed for an enrollment capacity of 422 students in grades 8 through 12. The school features a large 2 story open meeting place (kiva), and includes a Multi Media Development Centre. The school contains 15 standard classrooms, a language classroom, a music/drama room, a business/computer room, an art classroom, a science classroom, a physics classroom, a CTS trades, a CTS studies, a library, a stage, a gymnasium, a kitchen, and various support areas.
The school is designed for community usage outside of school hours.
The building utilizes a number of innovative design elements including Prefabricated structural insulated panels (SIP), concrete/liner fire water storage tanks, and cast in place steel deck and concrete floor systems, diesel fire water pumps to name a few.